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Thames Path Challenge – 50km challenge

09 September 2017 to 10 September 2017
Various start times
Putney Bridge, London
Walkers walking along part of the Thames pathYou can choose to take on the first 50km of this amazing trail or the second 50km starting at either Putney or Runnymede.

A beautifully picturesque route regardless of which start you chose – this challenge is set to be spectacular.

How do I join Team A?

You can join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A by clicking on the ‘Join Team A’ button below, completing the online registration and selecting Arthritis Research UK as your chosen charity. 

Join Team A  

Please note, Arthritis Research UK are a listed charity when applying.

What do I get?

All our Team A challenges receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange t-shirt to wear on the big day
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge
  • access to our Action Challenge Events Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice with your team mates before the big day

What else do I need to know?

If you’re taking on the 50km challenge you must:

  • be 14 years old to take part in this event (14-16 must be accompanied by an adult 18+)
  • select your pace type when registering, either walker, jogger or runner
  • select which 50km challenge you want to take on, Putney to Hurst Park or Hurst Park to Henley
  • finish within 9-14hrs if you’re a walker
  • finish within 8-10hrs if you’re a jogger
  • finish within 4-8hrs if you’re a runner
  • pay your registration fee (£50) directly to Action Challenge and select Arthritis Research UK as your chosen charity
  • commit to raising a minimum sponsorship target of £275
  • have 50% of your fundraising target in 6 weeks prior to the event date (28 July 2017)
For both distances you can:
  • enter as an individual
  • enter as a team
  • join an existing team

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